Don't ban Facebook, pleads union

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The Trades Union Congress has urged employers to allow staff to continue to access social networking sites (such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo) at work, arguing that a total ban is an overreaction. Approximately 50%...

IBM to Cut 1,315 Jobs in U.S., Union Says

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International Business Machines Corporation, the world's largest technology services company, is cutting 1,315 services-related jobs in the United States, affecting employees in a variety of areas including computer server systems operations, technology integration and management...

European Union Will Not Regulate RFID-For Now

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The European Commission has put off, for at least a year, any decision to regulate radio-frequency identification technology, according to EU Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding. In a press conference at the CeBIT...

European Union Could Split Sony BMG

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A day after announcing it was fining Microsoft 280.5 million euros for not complying with an antitrust ruling, the European Commission on Thursday said it planned to reevaluate the merger between Sony Music and BMG,...

Symantec Complains to European Union

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Symantec has filed an informal complaint with the European Union over Microsoft's entry into the software security market. Last week Microsoft announced its intention to create "Windows Client Protection", a comprehensive anti-malware suite aimed directly...

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